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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston restores famous yacht Suhaili he sailed around the world in

After a three-year labour of love, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston has restored the yacht he sailed around the world in nearly 50 years ago.<p>The famous sailor completed the solo non-stop mission around the globe in 1968, arriving 20 days ahead of his closest competitor, Frenchman Bernard Moitessier.<p>Now, 48 …

Top 16 iconic photos of life at sea

Getty ImagesFrom the yachting clique of Hollywood's golden era to modern sailing icons, click through to see the stories behind some of the most …

Audrey Hepburn

Great Seamanship: dramatic account by Mike Golding of rescuing Alex Thomson in the Southern Ocean

<b>Tom Cunliffe nominates this spinechilling account by Mike Golding of how he rescued Alex Thomson from his stricken Hugo Boss during the 2006 Velux 6</b> …

Sailing

Reflecting on the Journey of Sir Francis Chichester

Surfing about the internet recently I stumbled upon an image of the cover of Life, then the most successful weekly magazine in the world, from June …

Skip Novak: remembering the capsize of the maxi Drum – will they ever complete the Fastnet?

<b>Remember when the maxi Drum capsized during the Fastnet Race? The crew do very well and a 30-year reunion brought it all back, writes Skip</b>Thirty …

The unforgiving ocean | Volvo Ocean Race

Vendée Globe 2016 - Vidéo teaser (EN)

Navigating at Night

Darkness creeps across the water as the glow of the sun fades below the western horizon. It is night. For some, it’s a time of high anxiety when …

Seven Essential Knots for Sailors

Once you cut a piece of rope off the spool at the chandlery and bring it aboard your boat and give it a job to do, it becomes a line you have put to …

Love for Sail

There is a reason that boats are referred to as “she”: Men have a way of becoming infatuated with them. Take the architect Greg Lynn. Lynn grew up sailing, and over the past 15 years or so, his practice as well as his teachings at schools like Yale and UCLA have become increasingly informed by the …

the black bust

Sinking, dismasted – basically, fucked! That’s the <i>Hugo Boss</i> as shot by the Spanish Salvamento Maritimo crew who winched the IMOCA duo to safety. …

Madeira

The 39 steps to being a sailor

<i>Country Life</i> magazine has just published a list called ‘The 39 Steps to Being a Gentleman’, which includes rules for living such as ‘Avoids lilac …

Sailing

Twenty Eight Feet - Life On A Little Wooden Boat

Perpetual Ocean (2005-2007) [1080p]

The magical Elfje Sailing Yacht will take your breath away

Home » Jets & Yachts » The magical Elfje Sailing Yacht will take your breath away<p>The <i>Elfje</i> sailing yacht might just be a game-changer, designed by the …

13 brilliant ways yachts are used for charity

1<p>1 - Billy Joel donated his yacht to the International Seakeepers Society Billy Joel donated his yacht to the International Seakeepers …

How Not to Cross the Atlantic: Part 1

Day 1: Friday July 11<p>At 0800, fuel tanks topped off, on a favorable ebb flowing out of Maine’s ­Penobscot Bay, we were off to Scotland. Away we went. …

A 70-year-old Silicon Valley billionaire just broke the world sailing 24-hour distance record

Over the weekend, the 70-year-old founder of Silicon Graphics Inc. and Netscape, who is married to Australian supermodel Kristy Hinze-Clark, achieved his dream when Comanche smashed the monohull 24-hour distance record during the Transatlantic Race from the US to the UK.<p>Between 0530 UTC Friday and …

Silicon Valley

The Career-Reviving Power Of A Sabbatical

Sailing through snowstorms and squalls, James Green also deepened his relationship with his family and returned more employable than ever.<p>In 1998, James Green became a founding partner of an ad serving company; within 18 months it had sold for $70 million. After that startling success, though, the …

Hello, World

Liz clark was a 25-year-old environmental studies major when her parents watched her sail out of California’s Santa Barbara Harbor on the 1966 Cal 40 …

Troubleshooting your telltales - Practical Boat Owner

However many boxes of clever electronics we load our boats down with to tell us where to go, how far away it is and how long it will take to get …

Sailing

The Big Three

New york city’s East River may be only 16 miles long, but this didn’t quell Giuseppe Carnevali’s pre-cruise jitters on a historic 1984 day. …

Yachts

New technology puts sailing on the map

<b>Sailing is a sport in which state-of-the-art technology meets physical and mental agility, a combination that draws sponsors</b><p>The combination of cutting-edge technology and the skilful harnessing of nature’s power makes sailing a sport like no other.<p>America’s Cup boats have changed to smaller, …

Sailing

Advice from a 91-Year-Old Sailor

<i>From Quantum Sails:</i><p>Jim Boren is not your average 91 year old. A retired surgeon, he says the best way to stay young is to stay active, and active he …

Sailing

The Endurance: one of the greatest survival stories ever told

The Endurance<p>Survival against the greatest odds.<p>Ernest Shackleton had already made a name for himself as an intrepid explorer, having reached a …

8 Things to Consider While Doing Nautical Chart Plotting On Ships

Chart work is the art of laying a safe course, fixing the position and reassuring that position, while steering the ship on that course. It’s an …

Merchant Shipping

Blog - Fabric Digital

26th Jun // 2018 Build up your marketing lists after GDPR<p>Have you seen a drop in customers consenting to marketing after GDPR changes? If so, it's …